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  • Water-colour of the Norman biforae by the art-historian Hans Belting, who was a guest in 2004
    Water-colour of the Norman biforae by the art-historian Hans Belting, who was a guest in 2004
    Water-colour of the Norman biforae by the art-historian Hans Belting, who was a guest in 2004
    Entrance
    Eighteenth-century cupboard in the living-room
    Living-room
    Corner of the living-room with writing desk and touristic guides to Campania
    Property description
    Salerno
    |
    Condo/Apartment – 
    1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
    The apartment is in a historical building, Castel Terracena, the former Norman residential Palace of Salerno, dating to the end of the 11th century. It was erected by Robert the Guiscard, Norman adventurer who conquered Southern Italy, after having defeated the last Longobard prince of Salerno. Castel Terracena is the original name of the building, of which two towers are still discernible among the later structures added on to its original planning. The two towers are linked by the balcony of apartment, where three original mullioned window of the late 11th century are still to be admired. One if these was discovered in January 1999 thanks to the present owner's passion for Archaeology, as she was born in the vicinity of the Greek temples of Paestum and is fascinated by the Medieval p... more
  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Central Heating
    • Cooker
    • Dining Seats (6)
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (4)
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator
    • Sofa Beds:(1)
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      No
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      No
    Listing #HL1110899 by: Holiday Lettings
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  • Property location
    Access
    Car not needed
    How to get there
    Airport: Napoli Capodichino: 58.0 km
    Railway: Salerno Centrale: 0.0 km
    Ferry: Salerno: 1.0 km
    We suggest you reach the apartment by taking a taxi from the train station in case you have heavy luggage.
    In case you wish to walk, Cross St. John it is only 1 km on foot from the train station, along the pedestrianized Corso Vittorio Emanuele. St John's cross is a very small alley that actually runs in the courtyard of Castel Terracena: once arrived at the end of Corso Vittorio Emanuele coming from the central train station, in Piazza Porta Nova, you go to your right and look for Cerenza Piazetta, where you will see two flights of stepts that lead you up the your doorstep. The portion of Castel Terracena that hosts the apartment is painted in ochre. Or, comingon foot from Via San Benedetto and Via San Michele, where the Archeological Museum is, one arrived in from of the St. Michael...
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    Activities nearby
    Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 5.0 km.
    Nearby cities
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KSortino
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 17 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We spent 4 nights at the lovely Norman Balcony apartment. Francesca greeted our taxi, introduced us to the apartment, where she had set out a wonderful "pranza", and informed us about the area. The refrigerator was full of snacks, everything you could imagine for breakfast for several days on the lovely terrace. You do not want for anything when you... more

Rachel M
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 9 May 2015 for a stay in July 2014

I am reviewing this stay very late, but I really feel this holiday apartment should receive the recognition it deserves. What a special place. Gabriella made collecting the keys to the apartment so easy and left wine and breakfast items on the table :-) a really lovely touch. The apartment over looks one of the tiny piazzas in the old... more

Ali187689
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 May 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Lovely, airy, fantastically furnished apartment in the medieval quarter of town. Within easy walking distance of the train station and the water-front. The owner made us feel really welcome. Thank you! more

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Speaks English, Italian
Listed since : Nov 2013
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 43 days ago
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